Bronte Sisters Memorial Haworth Church
The memorials of the talented authoresses, the Bronte Sisters are in the old church in Haworth where their father was the vicar. Despite the commercialisation based around the Brontes and Jayne Eyre, Wuthering Heights etc. Haworth is well worth a visit, although it must be extremely busy during the Summer tourist season. What is touching is that these talented and relatively affluent young ladies died at only thirty years old and thirty-nine years old respectively and other family members…
So it Goes: Our 20 Favorite Vonnegut-isms
Today marks the release of And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life , the first official biography of the great American writer and counterculture icon. Vonnegut is known not only for his writing but also for his strong ideas, witty remarks, and…
Arthur Conan Doyle
colorized by Jecinci // Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short stories featuring the famous detective. The Sherlock Holmes stories are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction // source: facebook.com/jecinci
Dread States: Samuel Beckett's Poems
Confronting the new volume of The Collected Poems of Samuel Beckett of nearly 500 pages in length, one might be tempted to proclaim — as many have of Beckett’s mentor, James Joyce — that his best poetry appeared in his fiction and, in Beckett’s case alone, in his dramatic works.
Summer Reading List
A bit of inspiration for high school students who eventually may have to write a book report of one of the following authors: Robert Capa, [Ernest Hemingway reading his notes, Sun Valley, Idaho], 1…
Pictures from involved people - Alice-in-Wonderland.net
Pictures and photographs from Lewis Carroll (author), Alice Liddell (the real Alice in Wonderland), John Tenniel (illustrator), and more.